Posted by Anh-Minh Do

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Will Vietnam ever take its internet seriously?

One of Vietnam’s five internet sea cables got cut once again this week, thus underlining the broke...

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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36 percent of Vietnam’s population owns a smartphone

Vietnam’s smartphone penetration recently hit 36 percent. That’s over 33 million people in 2014....

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm

The Asian continent needs a Burning Man to be innovative

Silicon Valley founders are often jumping over to Burning Man for creative inspiration, but Asian fo...

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  • September 6, 2014
  • at 10:00 am

Want to get to know Vietnam’s startup world? Check out this tour

Triip.me, one of Vietnam’s new promising tourism startups is offering a tour of Vietnam’s startu...

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  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm

Appota debuts social mobile gaming app called onClan at #StartupAsia Arena

Appota debuts its new onClan app at Startup Asia’s Startup Arena competition. The app is a social ...

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  • September 4, 2014
  • at 3:49 pm

10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into te...

By Anh-Minh Do

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  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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First Flappy Bird, then Swing Copters, what’s next for Vietnam’s most important indie game studio?

With the latest game from the creator of Flappy Bird, let's take a closer look at what might come ne...

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  • August 25, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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20 things Vietnamese startups need to win

What does it take to be a great winning startup in Vietnam? Today, there's too many mediocre startup...

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  • August 25, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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10 years at VietnamWorks: the full story of Vietnam’s top online recruitment site

Tech In Asia takes a closer look at the detailed history of the founding and success of VietnamWorks...

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  • August 22, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Tech in Thailand: it’s worth your time (#StartupAsia preview)

At Startup Asia Tokyo, we’ll get a close look at the hidden potential of Thailand and the startups...

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  • August 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups.

How can the US and Japan embrace Asia? (#StartupAsia preview)

Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and...

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  • August 1, 2014
  • at 6:29 pm
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Triip wins inaugural Tech in Asia Arena in Ho Chi Minh city

Of six startups, Triip made it out with the prize of the "most promising startup" from a batch of si...

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  • July 25, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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The new frontiers of Vietnam’s premier chat app: VNG’s Zalo

VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transiti...

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm

Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia

An interesting report from the Economist yesterday crunched data from the World Startup Report and l...

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm

Why online booking is Vietnam’s next tech startup frontier

Vietnam's got three categories of startup growth: gaming, ecommerce, and mobile. But there's one new...

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Why did FPT just buy VNG’s dead ecommerce site for $500,000? [UPDATED]

Sendo, FPT's main ecommerce site, just acquired VNG's 123mua ecommerce site. These are Vietnam's two...

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  • July 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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Appota and mWork founders explain Vietnam’s mobile startup ecosystem (VIDEO)

Here's the video (with English subtitles) of our Meetup in Hanoi, Vietnam. It was our first time in ...

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  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:51 am

Uber finally arrives in Vietnam, a country that needs a major logistics overhaul

Most people in Vietnam never thought it would happen, but it has: Uber has arrived in the country to...

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  • June 20, 2014
  • at 6:00 am